For Niles, writing is a landscape in itself. She is witness to the sweet and significant details that only a person painfully acquainted with the earth and the convolutions of human relationships might notice. ”
I am the author of The Basket Maker, a novel that won Book of the Year Award from ForeWord Magazine (Independent Presses) in 2004. My second novel, The Book of John, was published in 2010. I have also published a book of poetry, Geographies of the Heart. I am...